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2011-01-24 08:00:00

New Resource from The Clorox Company Provides Tools to Help Create Healthier Classrooms OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When kids are at school, we hope for high marks in math, science and English. But what about the grades the school itself would receive in a class on cleanliness? A study conducted by Dr. Charles Gerba, professor of environmental microbiology at the University of Arizona, in partnership with The Clorox Company, found that plenty of bacteria are...

2011-01-14 07:30:00

DANBURY, Conn., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Armored AutoGroup Inc. ("Armored AutoGroup" or "the Company") today announced it has completed the formation of its senior leadership team following its acquisition in November 2010 of The Clorox Company's Global AutoCare Business. Armored AutoGroup's new senior leadership team incorporates individuals that held senior positions with the business under Clorox ownership, as well as recent new hires. Armored AutoGroup is comprised primarily of...

2010-12-30 07:30:00

DANBURY, Conn., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Armored AutoGroup today announced that it has scheduled a conference call for its current bondholders to be held on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST to discuss its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2010. Current bondholders are requested to email ir@armoredautogroup.com on or before January 3, 2011 in order to obtain a dial-in number for the call and access to a website where the company's financial reports will be...

2010-12-01 07:30:00

DANBURY, Conn., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Armored AutoGroup Inc., formerly the Global AutoCare Business of The Clorox Company, today announced its debut under a new name. The Armored AutoGroup name reflects the company's rich heritage of leadership in protectant, appearance and performance products for the auto aftermarket with well-known brands including Armor All(®) and STP(®). Armored AutoGroup is controlled by Avista Capital Partners. David...

2010-12-01 00:17:23

Naturally Derived Cleaner Brand Partners with Green Living Expert Carter Oosterhouse and Lowe's to Deliver Healthy Home Remodels Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2010 HGTV carpenter and green living expert Carter Oosterhouse, Green Works® naturally derived cleaners and Lowe's are teaming up to provide a new twist to the celebrity-led renovation by offering families in the U.S. the chance for the ultimate "Greenover" "“ a home-makeover-meets-eco-overhaul experience. Consumers can...

2010-11-11 09:52:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's a winter coat drive or park clean-up, Glad® wants to help Americans help their communities. As a resource to charitable organizations and consumers alike, The Glad Products Company is giving away four million ForceFlex® trash bags via a new website - TheBagBank.com. Consumers planning community service projects that require trash bags can simply visit the site and complete a request for bags....

2010-11-01 07:11:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, three of America's favorite actors will put down their scripts and pick up a spatula for a good cause. TV and film star Joan Cusack, actress Jayma Mays of "Glee" and Peter Facinelli of The Twilight Saga will compete against each other to sell the most cookies in an effort to raise money for pediatric cancer research. The Celebrity Cookie Challenge online bake sale is sponsored by The Glad Products Company to support...

2010-09-27 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) announced today at the Annual Conference and Healthcare Marketplace of the American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services (ASHES) that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the registration of DISPATCH® Hospital Cleaner Disinfectant with Bleach portfolio to kill Clostridium difficile spores in five minutes(1), the fastest contact time available. The...

2010-09-21 07:37:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Avista Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Global Auto Care Business ("Global Auto Care" or the "Business") from The Clorox Company. The Global Auto Care Business consists primarily of Armor All® and STP®, two of the most iconic brands in the aftermarket appearance and performance auto-care segments. Armor All® and...

2010-09-20 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A man in Minnesota spent more than $10,000 to build his cats a system of tunnels through the house. To a surprising number Americans, that doesn't seem strange at all. Dogs may be our best friend, but members of the 36.2 million households that own a cat will tell you that America is a cat nation. To celebrate this kitty love, the makers of Fresh Step litter, with the help of Animal Planet and its new series "Must Love Cats," is launching the...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.